Emotional Outburst Won’t Mean Mistrial In Case Of Detroit Cop Charged In 7-Year-Old Girl’s Fatal Shooting
There will be no mistrial this time in the case of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed a 7-year-old girl during a raid four years ago.
“You killed my grandbaby. You killed her and you tried to blame me,” the sobbing woman told the officer.
Prosecutors say Officer Joseph Weekley’s actions in 2010 were a crime because he handled his submachine gun in a reckless manner.
Opening statements are set for Thursday in Wayne County court after three days of jury selection.
There’s no dispute Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
The father of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones has been sentenced in the murder of a Detroit teen.
There is no dispute Officer Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
A hearing for a Detroit police officer blamed for the death of a 7-year-old girl during a raid has been postponed.
Charles Jones was accused of providing the gun that was used in the death of 17-year-old Je’Rean Blake.
Charles Jones whose 7-year-old daughter Aiyana was killed by Detroit police is on trial for a homicide that preceded the fatal raid four years ago.